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Best Practices for Watering After Aeration and Overseeding in Cincinnati or Northern Kentucky

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Summer is over, and fall is upon us. As the weather cools down, you may notice some bare spots in your lawn from summer stress, disease, drought and pests. Fall is by far the best time to aerate and...

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11 Signs That Your Tree Has Disease, Insects, Mites or is Just...

8 min read

Unbeknownst to you, tree and shrub damage may be taking place right under your nose from common culprits like disease, insects, and mites. Oftentimes, these problems can become widespread before you...

What is the Weird Grass Growing in My Yard? 6 Common Grassy Weeds in...

6 min read

Grassy weeds are one of the biggest nuisances that homeowners face. They seemingly pop up out of nowhere, spread rapidly, and can be difficult to control.  Your first inclination is likely to wonder...

The 4 Big Problems with the Scotts 4 Step Lawn Care Approach: DIY...

6 min read

People like things that are easy and for good reason. Our lives are already so busy, the last thing that we want to do is waste unnecessary time on tasks that can be simplified. That’s exactly why...

10 Facts About Fleas and Flea Control You May Not Know (But Will Want...

7 min read

If you have pets then there’s no question they spend a lot of time in your yard. Whether it’s tossing a ball to your four-legged family member or just having them by your side while you’re spending...

How Do I Make My Lawn Thicker? 4 Methods That Actually Work

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A lawn that has thin or bare areas can be a major source of frustration. But how to make grass thicker can sometimes feel like an elusive issue. In fact, you might have even tried a lot of different...

6 Reasons You May Struggle to Get Rid of Mosquitoes in Your Yard

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When you think of spending time outside you probably picture getting to put your feet up and relax, enjoying a good meal outside, or maybe watching the kids play with yard toys. In other words, you...

DIY Lawn Care vs. Hiring a Lawn Care Service: Pros and Cons of Both

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In this DIY world, there’s a good chance you might be considering tackling lawn care on your own. After all, why pay for something that you could easily do yourself? But therein lies the big...

Hiring a Pro vs. DIY Pest Control: Your Best Move for Keeping Bugs...

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Creepy crawlies making their way into your home may be a subject of your nightmares. If you’re like most people, you are concerned about keeping bugs out of your house—where they belong. Of course,...

Is it Too Late to Kill Crabgrass? Year-Round Answers for Cincinnati,...

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Crabgrass is undoubtedly one of the most hated weeds in Cincinnati, Dayton, OH and Northern KY. Known for its persistence, crabgrass is an aggressively frustrating weed. It grows in clumps and can...

7 Causes of Tree Stress & How to Save Stressed Trees

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Trees are one of your property’s greatest assets. They can provide a cool, shaded spot, block harsh winter winds, give you privacy from nosy neighbors, offer stunning aesthetic features to enhance...

9 Pine Tree Problems and How to Fix Them at Your Cincinnati Home

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Pine trees can be a wonderful addition to your property. They can offer year-round greenery and privacy as well as beautiful aesthetics. A lot of people often refer to all evergreens as “pines,”...

Can I Seed My Lawn in Spring in Cincinnati, Dayton, OH or Northern...

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There are a lot of great reasons to seed a lawn. Whether repairing spots thinned out from summer stresses, or as a part of a proactive measure to regularly introduce improved grass species for a...

When is the Best Time to Water Grass in Ohio?

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Water is found everywhere on Earth – from the polar ice caps to the steamy geysers, and it’s an essential element for life to exist. In general, lawns are fairly resilient and can handle a variety of...

How Much Does Lawn Care Cost In Ohio? Here’s What You Need To Know

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Having a thick, green lawn is important to many Ohio homeowners. A great lawn isn’t all about making your neighbors green with envy. A gorgeous lawn increases a home’s value and is also good for the...

4 Common Arborvitae Problems and How to Prevent Them

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Arborvitae is a common plant favorite, appreciated for its dense evergreen foliage. Homeowners often plant arborvitaes because they can create excellent privacy screens and also provide a nice...

9 Reasons You May Not Get Rid of Weeds in Your Lawn and What to Do

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When it comes to lawn care concerns, weeds are likely high on your list. Weeds popping up throughout the season take away from the overall beauty—and the enjoyment—of your lawn. While you may have...

Just How Many Lawn Treatments Do I Need Per Year in Ohio and N....

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We are often asked how many lawn treatments do I need per year? And we understand the confusion. With so many lawn care companies out there packaging their programs in different ways, it can be very...

Aerating vs. Dethatching: Which is Better for Your Lawn?

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You value a nice lawn, but you’re facing challenges when it comes to keeping your lawn looking its best. Whether your lawn isn’t as green as it could be or it seems to be thinning out, you’re...

How Does Crabgrass Preventer Work and When Should you Apply It

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Crabgrass is the pesky nemesis of your otherwise beautifully manicured lawn. It’s one of those weeds that is difficult to get rid of and can spread like wildfire. So how does crabgrass grow and...

How Safe is Mosquito Spraying from Mosquito Joe, Mosquito Squad, or...

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It’s amazing to think that a creature as tiny as a mosquito can have such a big impact on your life. But if you have a property where the mosquitoes like to hang out (and in Cincinnati, Dayton, OH,...

Does Mosquito Control Work & How Much Does It Cost?

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Despite being so tiny, mosquitoes have a big chance of sucking the life out of any outdoor living experience. Mosquitoes are not only a major nuisance, but they’re also a significant threat in...

8 Facts You Should Know About Japanese Beetle Control, Traps, Grubs,...

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Imagine walking out of your house one day to find that your carefully-tended prize rose bush has been destroyed.  Or maybe you notice that every time you pass your favorite birch tree, its leaves...

5 Reasons Fall Tree Fertilizer will Make your Landscape Look Amazing

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While a lot of people assume that trees are self-sustaining, the truth is they require regular care if you truly want them to be the best they can be. Trees in urban and suburban environments are...

The Best Grass Seed for Cincinnati, Dayton, Ohio, and Northern...

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A thriving lawn is the best natural defense against weeds.  A gorgeous lawn beckons your family to enjoy the outdoors. To keep your lawn in top shape, seeding can help both to support thinned-out...

Should I Kill Weeds Now or After Seeding My Lawn? Tips for Fixing...

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Timing is everything. You’ve likely heard this said many times before and can come up with a variety of ways that it applies to your life. So, you shouldn’t be surprised that it also applies to lawn...

The 6 Best Lawn Care Services in Northern Kentucky (An Honest Review)

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Finding a lawn care company can feel like a big task. Any time that you are in the market to hire a service company, you know that there is time and research ahead of you in terms of analyzing your...

The Truth on How Rain, Heat and Cold Affect Lawn Care Results

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While it would be nice if the weather always offered the ideal conditions for your lawn to thrive - 60 degrees at night and 80 degrees during the day with a perfect two-inches of soft, steady rain...

Who Has The Best Lawn Care Service In Cincinnati (An Honest Review)

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Whether you’re starting your journey in improving your lawn or need to find a better solution than your current provider, finding the best lawn care service can be quite the adventure. Most...

The Might of Spider Mites on Trees and Shrubs: Damage Symptoms,...

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From Rocky to The Karate Kid—to almost any other classic sports movie ever made—if we’ve learned anything, it’s that the little guy can win. However, in the case of the tiny-but-powerful spider mite,...

Ants, Spiders, and Mosquitoes, Oh My! How to Get Rid of 13 Common...

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Are worries about pests creeping into your mind? Do you want to be able to enjoy time at home with your family without having to worry about ants, spiders, mosquitoes, or other pests? Whether you...

Is it Too Late for Crabgrass Preventer in Cincinnati, Dayton or...

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Have you ever heard of The Song that Never Ends? Crabgrass is the weed equivalent of that irritating melody. This grassy weed may die off at the first frost but it comes back during the next growing...

Spring or Fall? The Best Time to Kill Weeds in Cincinnati, Dayton,...

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Weeds!  These pesky lawn invaders can surface at different times throughout the year and, if not properly controlled, weeds can ruin the appearance of even the nicest yard.  It’s difficult to enjoy...

The 6 Top Reasons People Cancel Lawn Service

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When you’re at a place where you need to cancel your lawn service, (whatever the reasons may be) you might be feeling frustrated. Not only do you need to go through the process of canceling (which...

Scotts Lawn Service vs. TruGreen vs. Oasis Turf & Tree

14 min read

Your lawn is important to you and you go to great lengths to ensure it’s the best it can be. That includes hiring the best lawn care professional out there. Of course, choosing the “best” company is...

The 7 Best Fall Lawn Care Tasks for Ohio and Northern Kentucky

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Like many others, you may have found yourself caught up with the hustle and bustle of fall and put some of your outdoor tasks on the backburner. While autumn weekends get busy, there’s no doubt that...

The Best Remedy for Common Tree Diseases in Ohio and N. Kentucky

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Your trees and shrubs are such a beloved part of your yard not only for the aesthetic value they offer, but also for the shade they might cast over certain areas of your property. If it weren’t for...

DIY Tree Fertilizer vs. Hiring a Tree Fertilizing Company

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We know you love your trees. You enjoy them as a place of respite—to sit underneath and read a book, have a picnic lunch with the kids, or set up your hammock for a nap.   You appreciate the shade...

DIY Aerating vs. Using a Lawn Aeration Service in Cincinnati, Dayton,...

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Core lawn aeration for your Cincinnati, Dayton, Ohio or Northern Kentucky home is one of the most important services to keep your lawn at its healthiest. Aeration works by running a piece of...

How To Transform Your Lawn: Timeline & Steps for a Lawn Makeover

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Nobody wants to have the worst lawn on the block. It’s not only embarrassing but it’s a source of stress. Instead of going outside and enjoying your beautiful backyard, it just puts you in a bad mood...

What is Eating My Tree Leaves? 6 Summer Landscape Party Crashers

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Trees are a large, important and valuable component of your landscape, and a big part of your enjoyment of your yard, especially in the summer.  However, it’s not uncommon for trees to start showing...

Identifying and Controlling Common Spring Lawn Weeds in Cincinnati,...

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When it comes to enjoying your lawn and appreciating its aesthetic benefits, few things are more frustrating than weeds. In the colder months, you may notice a few winter lawn weeds pop up here and...

3 Tips for Hiring a Tree Spraying Service to Protect Your Landscape

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Are you worried that your trees and shrubs might have a problem? As a valuable part of your landscape, the last thing that you want is to see their health decline. A sickly shrub might start to...

Do I Need a Lime or Gypsum Lawn Treatment in Cincinnati, Dayton, OH,...

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When it comes to your lawn care and the treatments you may need, you need a professional you can trust. The average person doesn’t know much about the chemistry of lawn care and must often put their...

How to Improve Lawn Soil Health & Why It’s Important

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  If we were to ask you what the ultimate goal of a lawn care service should be, you'd probably say "a healthy lawn." We would venture a guess that you're thinking in terms of thickness and color-and...

Identifying & Killing the 5 Worst Lawn Weeds in Cincinnati, Dayton,...

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Of all the different problems that lawns face, lawn weeds in Cincinnati, Dayton, OH, and Northern KY seem to come up most often. People hate weeds—and we completely understand why. Weeds are a major...

Lawn Aeration and Overseeding Services for Your Cincinnati Home

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Most Cincinnati homeowners desire a thick, green and healthy lawn. It's commonly understood that the best way to accomplish this is through a lawn care program that includes mowing, watering, and...

Flea and Tick Control for Lawns: The Who, What, Where, When & Why

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The presence of fleas and ticks in your yard is a nuisance. But these pests can be more than just pesky. They can be dangerous to your pets, your children and you. Flea and tick bites are painful,...

What's the Best Lawn Fertilizer? Reviews & Tips for Cincinnati,...

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As consumers, we are surrounded by options. A quick trip to the local big box store or even a search on Amazon reveals so many different products that it can be hard to choose. In fact, psychologists...

4 Winter Lawn Weeds in Ohio & What to Do About Them

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Weeds in the winter? It sounds like a misnomer. But the truth is that weeds can, in fact, pop up in the colder months. Winter annuals germinate in the late summer and early fall and can crop-up...

10 Important Facts About Ticks in Ohio & Northern Kentucky

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Ticks in Ohio and Northern Kentucky have always been a problem. Concern over Lyme Disease as well as newer tick-borne diseases that have emerged, such as the Powassan Virus (referred to as POW for...

What to Do When Your Neighbor's Lawn is Better (or Worse) Than Yours

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The saying may be that the grass isn’t always greener on the other side—but what if it is? We’re not talking metaphorically but in real life. What if your neighbor’s lawn is always greener? Even...

10 Questions to Help Diagnose Your Tree Problems

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Got tree problems? If you have one or more trees on your property that have symptoms, then you may be worried that your tree isn’t going to make it. Considering the fact that your trees are more than...

Buckeye EcoCare vs. Ziehler Lawn Care vs. Oasis Turf & Tree:  3...

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Because you love your lawn, you are exploring the decision to invest in professional lawn care services. You may have had the idea based on any number of reasons—you want to take back your weekends,...

Is Lawn Winterizer Necessary in Ohio?

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You want to do everything you can to ensure a healthy lawn. But what does your lawn need as the winter rolls around each year? If you handle your lawn care on your own, you might be struggling to...

How to Care for New Trees & Shrubs in Ohio

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Keeping new trees and shrubs alive requires a lot more attention and care than most people realize. It might look like your plants are in fine shape, but the stress they’re under is actually...

Billbugs & Chinch Bugs: What are They and How Do You Get Rid of Them?

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If we’ve learned anything from the Karate Kid or David & Goliath, it’s that you should never count the little guy out. Unfortunately, the same holds true for lawn insects. Some of the smallest pests...

Organic Turf Company vs. PureLawn vs. Oasis Turf & Tree

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Updated on 10/16/18 When it comes to your lawn, and choosing the best lawn care service, you want a solution that is safe, but that will still get you the results you desire. That’s a tall order and...

Lawn Care for Beginners: 5 Tips for a Great Lawn in Cincinnati,...

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It’s not uncommon for new homeowners to be surprised—and even overwhelmed—by just how much work goes into producing a healthy, green lawn.  It’s a lot more than just buying a bag of fertilizer at...

Why Our Pet-Friendly Lawn Care Services Are Something to Howl About

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When you have pets that you love, it’s only natural they end up spending a lot of time outside with you and your family. While outdoors, you want them to have a safe and enjoyable experience in your...

How to Get Rid of Ants at your Ohio Home

6 min read

Although ants are considered pests when they invade our homes, in nature the presence of ants can be beneficial to humans, particularly in agriculture. That’s because some ants are predators and feed...

10 Extraordinary Workplace Perks the Oasis Turf & Tree Team Loves

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When it comes to finding great places to work in the lawn care industry, one thing that is commonly heard is that lawn care workers often don’t feel appreciated. Whether they’re out in the field or...

Essential Info About Grub Control in Cincinnati, Dayton, OH and N....

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Lawn grubs—those white C-shaped creatures you may find lurking in your soil—have the power to be highly destructive.  Finding one or two grubs in your grass is no reason to panic, but you should be...

The Best Lawn Care Service in Dayton, OH (An Honest Review)

7 min read

If you’re in the market for a new lawn care company, you may be feeling overwhelmed. After all, choosing lawn care services in Dayton, OH isn’t exactly an easy task. With so many different companies...

Before You Cancel TruGreen or Another Lawn Care Service, Do This

5 min read

Have you invested in professional lawn care but you’re not getting the results you desire? You’re frustrated and you’re ready to cancel TruGreen (or some other lawn care service that appears to have...

Cincinnati Mosquito Control: Here’s What You Need To Know

7 min read

Mosquitoes, just hearing the word makes you begin to itch. Your backyard should be a relaxing place after a hard day’s work, but the last word that anyone would use to describe a mosquito-infested...

What Kind of Tree Do I Have? Tree Identification Tips for Homeowners...

5 min read

Do you know what kind of trees you have on your property? If you’re like most people, the answer is probably no. We know this as we get lots of calls from locals asking questions about tree...

Winter Lawn Protection from Snow Mold, Plows & Salt Damage

6 min read

Fighting just one lawn care villain, such as weeds, might seem stressful enough. But when it comes to winter lawn care struggles, you’re typically faced with multiple foes, each of which can...

Royse Lawn Care vs. Oasis Turf & Tree: 2 Cincinnati Lawn Care Options

4 min read

There are a lot of great reasons why you should consider hiring a professional lawn care company. If you’ve tackled DIY lawn care in the past, or maybe you’ve hired a company that hasn’t given you...

Winter Tree and Shrub Insects and Mites, Undercover Killers of Your...

8 min read

While winter is not the time of year that most of us think about our landscape maintenance, there may be some undercover action taking place that could be potentially destructive to your trees and...

Like Other Industries, Lawn Care Prices & Costs Impacted in 2022 &...

5 min read

It’s nearly impossible to find an industry not impacted by the supply chain struggles right now—and the lawn care industry is no exception. Across the country, lawn care companies have expressed that...

Your Practical Guide To Organic Lawn Care In Cincinnati

8 min read

If someone were to ask you what kind of lawn you want for your Cincinnati home, you’d likely say that you want one that is healthy, green, and thick and would prefer to get it that way naturally....

Does Grub Control Get Rid of Moles? Tips for Ohio & Kentucky...

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To some animal enthusiasts, moles are kind of cute. Of course, plenty of people also find moles to be pretty creepy—particularly with their long finger-like claws. Whether you’re “Team Mole” or not,...

Nutsedge vs. Crabgrass: How to Identify & Get Rid of Both Lawn Weeds

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Nutsedge and crabgrass are two of the most common and frustrating weeds that appear in local lawns. Chances are, you’ve seen one or both in your lawn and you might be wondering what are some of the...

10 Reasons Our Team Loves Working at Oasis Turf & Tree

6 min read

Wouldn’t you like to love where you work? Are you eager to make it into the office each day? To many that concept probably sounds too good to be true. In fact, a number of studies over the years that...

Why Can't I Just Do 4 Lawn Care Treatments?

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When it comes to getting great lawn care results, you want what’s best for your lawn. However, you don’t want to pay for lawn treatments that you don’t actually need.  You might be wondering “How...

What to Do When You have Lawn Care & Get Weeds Between Visits

6 min read

Weeds are often one of the most common reasons why homeowners sign up for a lawn care service.  But what if you’ve already hired lawn care services in Cincinnati, Dayton, OH, and Northern Kentucky...

The Best Lawn Seeding Methods for Cincinnati, Dayton, OH, and N....

7 min read

If a lush green lawn is your goal, then you know how frustrating it is to be set back by thinned out or bare areas. You want to be able to step on a thick carpet of grass and get the full enjoyment...

Why Do I Have Brown Spots in My Lawn? Answers for Cincinnati, Dayton,...

6 min read

Few things frustrate homeowners with their lawn more than brown spots in the grass. In fact, for most homeowners, it’s a bigger gripe than weeds. Brown spots in the lawn are particularly frustrating...

Can Dogs and Lawns Get Along? 3 Tips on Dog Safe Lawn Care

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If you’re anything like us, you really love your dog (or dogs). Also like us, you probably really love your lawn as well. The trouble is, as we both know, dogs and lush lawns don’t always mix well....

The Benefits of Spring Tree Fertilization for Evergreens

5 min read

It is a common myth that trees are entirely self-sustaining. While that might be more true of trees in the forest (where nutrients are readily available and soil is entirely different), when it comes...

Is Lawn Care Safe for My Kids?

4 min read

When it comes to your family—more specifically, your kids—nothing is more important. That’s why you might be asking questions like are lawn services safe? After all, you want a green, healthy, and...

A & A Lawn Care and Landscaping vs. Oasis Turf & Tree: 2 Options...

6 min read

If you care about having a great lawn at your Northern Kentucky home, then you’ll need to hire a great lawn care company. After all, a lush and green lawn doesn’t just happen on its own. It’s...

Weedman vs. Oasis Turf & Tree: Comparing 2 Cincinnati and Dayton, OH...

6 min read

Life is made up of an infinite number of choices—and that’s a good thing. Whether it’s choosing where you’ll eat lunch, who you’ll buy a car from, or what hotel you’ll stay at on your next trip, the...

10 Lawn Care Secrets Revealed! What Some Companies Don't Want You to...

9 min read

It can be frustrating to shop for something like lawn care services when you don’t truly understand the inner workings of the industry. How can you be certain that you’re making the best possible...

Lawn Care Service Buyouts: Insider Info for Homeowners in Cincinnati,...

5 min read

Although there are plenty of lawn care services in Cincinnati, Dayton, OH, and Northern Kentucky that would prefer you didn’t know this, mergers and acquisitions are an everyday part of doing...

What is Lawn Fungus & How Do I Get Rid of Turf Disease in Cincinnati,...

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One of the most frustrating things about lawn fungus is that you can do everything right—and it’s sometimes still unavoidable. Lawn diseases like Brown Patch and Dollar Spot are common in Cincinnati...

5 Steps a Pest Control Pro Takes to Keep Pests Outside of Your Home

4 min read

When pests like spiders, ants, and centipedes (among other creepy crawlies) are lurking around your home’s foundation, they’re bound to find a way in. That’s why you’d like to keep them as far away...

How Much Water Does My Lawn Actually Need? Tips for Ohio & Kentucky...

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Properly watering your lawn is critical to its overall health and performance. While we find that most homeowners realize their lawn needs water, they typically aren’t sure exactly how much. If you...

Experigreen vs. Oasis Turf & Tree: 2 Lawn Care Options in Cincinnati,...

6 min read

Are you looking for lawn care in Cincinnati, OH? Most people understand that a great lawn doesn’t just happen on its own. It takes nurturing and ongoing care including regular lawn care treatments...

Training for Success: How Oasis Turf & Tree Lawn Care Technicians...

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A lot of lawn care companies talk about training. But in terms of what that really means, it can vary dramatically from the bare minimum “state-required” training to a more robust training program....

Oasis Turf & Tree vs. Mosquito Joe: 2 Cincinnati Options to Compare

6 min read

Mosquitoes are the worst. Not only are they a major nuisance, leaving itchy or painful bites on you and your family, but they are a danger too. That’s because they can carry deadly viruses like Zika...

Do I Need a Full Lawn Care Program or Are Just a Few Treatments Good...

4 min read

Over the years, we’ve gotten many questions in regard to the overall schedule for lawn care that we follow. We understand that it can be very confusing when different lawn care companies offer...

Landscape Industry Certified Horticultural Technician: Why it Matters...

5 min read

Whether you’re someone who is looking for tree and shrub technician jobs or you’re a homeowner who is thinking about hiring a plant health care technician to take care of your trees and shrubs, you...

When Will I See Results From My Lawn Care Program?

5 min read

If you’re getting started with a lawn care program, you might want to know when will I see lawn care results? This is one of the most common questions that we receive and we completely understand...

Get Sunday Lawn Care: Understanding DIY Lawn Care Kits, Results, &...

6 min read

In this time of the “DIY homeowner,” it’s not a huge surprise that DIY kits are all the rage. With the Internet at everyone’s fingertips, more people are trying to figure out how to tackle tasks on...

11 Pest Control Tactics That Don't Work, are Dangerous, and Just...

9 min read

If you’re noticing an abundance of any type of pest—whether it’s ants, fleas, ticks, mosquitoes, spiders, or other creepy crawlies—then you’re probably looking for a solution to deal with them. A...

4 Tips to Getting Rid of Bugs and Diseases on Outdoor Plants

5 min read

Your trees and shrubs are important to you. Unfortunately, you know that they have to withstand a lot of potential problems in the landscape. Not only do they have to stand up to tough weather...

Is My Lawn Dead? 3 Considerations (& What to Do)

4 min read

Brown grass can be an upsetting sight to see on your property. If your grass has turned brown, you might be wondering, is my lawn dead? Before you can address the problem for your lawn in the...

Is Aeration and Seeding Worth It? Results & Expectations in Ohio &...

5 min read

At Oasis Turf & Tree, we have always said that aeration and overseeding are two of the best things that you can do for your lawn. But we still find that homeowners are sometimes skeptical. They want...

Why Do Some Lawns Cost More Than Others

4 min read

When it comes to paying for lawn care, we understand that homeowners sometimes have questions. They want to have a better understanding of lawn care costs so that they are confident they’re getting...

Now or Later? When is the Best Time to Fix My Lawn?

8 min read

If you have a lawn that isn’t looking too great, you might be wondering about the best time to fix a lawn. That is, what makes sense to do now—and what can (or should) wait. After all, if you’re...

How to Get Rid of Mosquitoes in Your Yard: 3 Mosquito Control Tips

5 min read

Nothing ruins a great time outside like a mosquito infestation. These pests are not only a major nuisance (causing itchy bites), but they can also carry dangerous diseases that threaten you and your...

The Best Time to Fix Your Lawn: What You Can Do Each Season

5 min read

If your lawn is in poor shape, you might be wondering, What is the best time to repair your lawn? But the truth is, there is no “best time.” Good lawn care means taking a year-round approach with...

How Much Do Lawn Care Jobs Pay in Cincinnati, Ohio?

5 min read

There’s a common misconception that lawn care jobs in Cincinnati, Ohio (or elsewhere for that matter) don’t pay well. It’s assumed that these jobs have a low hourly wage and don’t really offer a...

Fertilizer Numbers Explained: What Matters for Your Lawn

4 min read

Has it ever felt like reading the back of a bag of fertilizer feels like a total mystery? We often hear homeowners tell us that they don’t really understand the fertilizer numbers meaning. This can...

What Experience & Qualities Are Important to Be a Lawn Care...

6 min read

Are you thinking about applying for a lawn care technician job with Oasis Turf & Tree? If you are, then you might be wondering what experience and qualities are important to be considered. We spoke...

What's in Our Bionutrition and Why Does it Matter for Your Lawn in...

5 min read

Are you looking for the secret to a spectacular lawn? That is, the secret that sports turf pros already know? You might think that this is confidential information that we wouldn’t share, but the...

How Our New Quality Assurance Managers Improve the Customer Experience

4 min read

In a number of industries outside of lawn care, Quality Assurance Managers are relatively common. These are folks that oversee the workmanship and performance of the team and their work. This role...

Organic Mosquito Control in Cincinnati

6 min read

When you’re spending time outside with family and friends, the last thing you want to deal with is mosquitoes. Aside from being extremely annoying and potentially wreaking havoc on get-togethers,...

Tree & Shrub Care for Dummies: Essential Info for Homeowners in...

9 min read

Tree and shrub care can be incredibly complex and if you’re searching for information on trees and shrubs—or perhaps speaking with a Tree and Shrub Care Specialist—then you might find some...

4 Ways Oasis Improves the Environment (from Lawn Care to Business...

5 min read

We only have one Earth as our home. For that reason, we find that more people than ever are paying closer attention to ways that they can protect and improve their environmental impact. But what...

From Mowing Jobs to a Lawn Care Technician Career: 5 Things You...

5 min read

Are you someone who has worked mowing jobs in the past? Or, perhaps you’re currently searching for mowing jobs in Cincinnati, OH? Whether you’ve considered a career outside of mowing before or not,...

Why Landscape Industry Certified Lawn Care Technicians are a BIG Deal...

8 min read

Whether you are someone who is looking for lawn care technician jobs or you’re a homeowner who is wondering about hiring a lawn care company, you might be curious what kind of training is involved in...

3 Steps to Switching Lawn Care Companies in Ohio & Northern Kentucky

9 min read

Switching lawn care companies may seem like the last thing you feel like doing, but if you are unhappy with your service, it might be time to take the plunge and set yourself up with better service...

5 Benefits of Lawns: How Healthy Grass Impacts Cincinnati, Dayton, &...

4 min read

Most people who really love their lawns think about it in terms of how it makes their property look. When the grass is thick, green, and healthy, they’re proud to show off their beautiful lawn. But...

Up Close with Jeff Murphy: 45 Years in the Green Industry

4 min read

Having been in the lawn and landscape industry for more than 45 years, Jeff Murphy has gained a reputation as the resident “tree expert” that he says comes from many years in the field and attending...

Are the Lawn Care Services Near Me Good Enough?

6 min read

Regardless of the service that you’re looking to hire, most people like to hire local. So it’s no surprise that when searching for a lawn care company, most people turn to Google to search for terms...

Up Close with Danielle Whalen

3 min read

Danielle Whalen first heard about Oasis Turf & Tree from a neighbor who was already working there and incredibly happy in her role. Danielle came on part-time back in 2010, handling property...

5 Questions We Get about Lawn Care Prices & Cost in Cincinnati,...

6 min read

As a wise lawn care consumer, you want to feel confident that you’re making the best financial decisions for your lawn. That’s why you’re making an effort to better understand lawn care costs. We get...

Mild Winter: Will We Have More Bugs in Cincinnati, Dayton, OH, or...

5 min read

Following a mild winter it’s not uncommon to see early blooming, lawns coming out of dormancy quicker, and overall warmer spring days. Those are all things that we tend to appreciate.  However, you...

How to Choose a Lawn Care Company: Reviews, Referrals, &Testimonials

8 min read

With so many lawn care companies making claims about how great they are, it can be difficult to weed out the good from the bad. It also gets confusing to ensure you’re actually comparing “apples to...

How to Identify 7 Common Tree and Shrub Problems in Ohio

4 min read

A landscape full of beautiful trees and shrubs adds both visual appeal to your property and to your enjoyment of your Ohio home, along with functional benefits such as shade, winter wind screening...

Identifying & Controlling Fall Armyworms in Lawns: Tips for...

5 min read

While you might have found the children’s book The Hungry Caterpillar charming, we know that if you have experienced fall armyworms on your lawn, you likely didn’t find it nearly as cute....

Oasis vs. Turf Point: 2 Dayton, OH Lawn Care Options

7 min read

If you’re looking for a lawn care company that is going to help you have the beautiful and lush green lawn that you want, then you might be going through the process of comparing your options. After...

What To Do Before and After Lawn Aeration & Seeding: Your Handy...

6 min read

Beautiful lawns don’t just happen on their own. Your grass needs some help to fend off weeds and to grow into the glorious, green spectacle of envy in your neighborhood. Even if you nurture your lawn...

10 Extraordinary Workplace Perks the Oasis Turf & Tree Team Loves

5 min read

When it comes to finding great places to work in the lawn care industry, one thing that is commonly heard is that lawn care workers often don’t feel appreciated.  Whether they’re out in the field or...

How to Control Ticks in Your Yard: Advice for Ohio Homeowners

4 min read

With ticks in Ohio being so prevalent, it’s important that you find ways to protect yourself and your family (including the furry, four-legged members) from these disease-carrying pests. In recent...

Hiring a Lawn Care Company: Review Off-Season Activities Before you...

5 min read

Did you know that most lawn care companies lay off a majority of their staff in the winter? Not just one or two employees, but almost everyone. Most lawn care companies go down to the bare bones in...

Up Close with Nick Twinning: A Lawn Care Career Path & Team Members...

4 min read

Nick Twinning has been working in the Green Industry in one capacity or another since high school. He even worked his way through college while performing landscaping work on the side. That has...

Full Programs From Lawn Care Services: Overkill for My Home in Ohio...

8 min read

You want your lawn to be its best but it has some issues. Maybe weeds are sprouting up, it doesn’t seem as thick as it could be, or it’s lost some color. Whatever the case may be, you want to remedy...

Dave Lapham:  From Pro Football to Lawn Care?

4 min read

Former Cincinnati Bengals offensive lineman, Dave Lapham, may have hung up his cleats in the mid 1980’s, but he’s remained an active part of the Bengals organization—and the Cincinnati community—ever...

Lawn Plus vs. Oasis Turf & Tree: 2 Lawn Care Service Options for...

4 min read

Like anything else in life, you like having choices. But sometimes having too many choices can actually be overwhelming—particularly when you don’t fully understand the criteria on which you should...

How to Keep Your Neighbor’s Weeds Out of Your Lawn

5 min read

If you’ve been investing in keeping your lawn looking amazing and you see that your neighbor’s lawn is full of weeds, you might be stressing. You want to know how to stop a neighbor’s weeds from...

4 Tips for Conquering Lawn Weeds in Ohio

4 min read

Whether you have a lone dandelion in your pristine turf or a whole battalion of weeds that have launched a whole-out assault on your yard, the battle for your lawn can be exhausting. You may have...

Does My Lawn Need a Soil Test? What's Best for Ohio and Northern KY

4 min read

As someone who cares about having a lush, green lawn, you might be curious about what lawn services are most important. For instance, you might be wondering whether you need a lawn soil test for your...

Up Close with Dagan Stiles: Lawn Care Career Change & More

3 min read

Prior to coming to Oasis Turf & Tree, Dagan Stiles had already found his way into the Green Industry working for another company. But he says it’s not a career he initially imagined he’d get into. In...

Up Close with Angie Bradley: Transforming Lawns, Lives, & Careers

5 min read

It would be fair to say that a passion for the Green Industry is in Angie Bradley’s blood. Having grown up on a farm in North Carolina, working outdoors just became part of her natural instincts,...

Cincinnati Lawn Services vs. Oasis Turf & Tree: Who's the Best?

5 min read

Your lawn is important to you and you likely want to do what you can to keep it looking its best. One way is by choosing the best lawn care provider. Of course, you may recognize that there are a lot...

All of These Companies Offer Free Lawn Treatments...What is a Great...

5 min read

Everyone loves a great deal—or even better, getting stuff for free. That’s why promotions and deals that offer free lawn care visits can be incredibly enticing. But what exactly are you receiving...

Thoughtful Team-Building Activities: Becoming One of the Best...

5 min read

The phrase “company culture,” gets thrown around so much these days that it’s hard to truly believe the claims surrounding them anymore. Surely, every company out there can’t have this fantastic team...

Leaders Who Invest in Your Growth: Why Millennials Love Careers at...

5 min read

Research shows that millennials (currently the largest generation to be in the labor force) look at jobs as “opportunities to learn and grow.” In other words, they aren’t just looking for a paycheck...

Perimeter Pest Control vs. Hiring an Exterminator in Ohio or Northern...

4 min read

Pests like ants, spiders, and centipedes are likely on your list of creepy crawlies that you’d like to keep as far from your home as possible. When these types of pests get close to the foundation of...

Announcing Our 2020 Toucan of the Year: Adam Fintak

4 min read

Oasis Turf & Tree’s Toucan logo is the perfect representation of our goal to help you create your backyard Oasis. The image of the toucan brings a sense of paradise to mind and that’s what we are...

8 Tips to Save Money on Lawn Care Services in Cincinnati

7 min read

While shopping on price alone is not the best way to find a good lawn care program, we know that you still appreciate saving money when you can. Unfortunately there are lawn care companies in...

Pest Control and Prevention Tips for Ohio Homeowners

5 min read

In Ohio and Northern Kentucky, there are many pests that become a nuisance when they find their way indoors. Pests like ants, spiders, centipedes and others can be beneficial in nature but regularly...

Tony Reeves: From Dead End Sales Job to Career Success

5 min read

Tony Reeves will be the first to admit that prior to coming to Oasis Turf & Tree, he didn’t even know lawn care was something that people invested in. He laughs about it today since he now calls turf...

Lawn Love, HomeAdvisor, and Angie's List: Worthwhile Cincinnati Lawn...

7 min read

Finding a lawn care company seems as though it should be a relatively simple process.  But with the vast number of options out there, it can quickly become complicated. As you go online and begin...

Do I Need Lawn Fungicide Treatments in Cincinnati, Dayton, OH, or...

4 min read

A lot of lawn care companies talk about (and sell) lawn fungicide treatments—so it may be something you’re wondering if you need. While lawn disease is definitely a major source of frustration, you...

A Greater Purpose & Meaningful Impact: Why Millennials Love Working...

6 min read

If you’re one of the 56 million working millennials (the largest generation currently in the labor force), then you might be looking for a career in which you can find a home rather than a revolving...

Nature's Touch vs. Loyal Green vs. Oasis Turf & Tree:  3 Lawn Care...

6 min read

*Lawn company review numbers updated on 11/7/2018 Trying to choose a lawn service company in Northern Kentucky is no small feat. There are a lot of companies in the local marketplace and you want to...

What Experience & Qualities Are Important for Sales Jobs at Oasis...

4 min read

Sales jobs in Cincinnati, Dayton, OH, and Northern KY can be incredibly rewarding. Not only can they pay well, but they can also be a fulfilling and enjoyable career choice—assuming that you’ve found...

Up Close with Lori Wittwer: Finding a Career in the Lawn Care...

5 min read

Lori Wittwer never imagined that she’d end up in the lawn care industry. It’s just not something she ever knew much about or imagined being part of. After graduating from high school, the Loveland,...

Up Close with Brian Myers: Beyond Typical Sales Jobs & Finding a...

4 min read

Having come from previous sales jobs at some larger corporate companies, Brian Myers says that he always felt like his opinions never mattered. Even if he had ideas that he thought could benefit the...

Oasis Turf & Tree Wins National Award for Lawn Care Results

2 min read

Each year, the National Association of Landscape Professionals (NALP) recognizes industry professionals with awards in the areas of landscaping, lawn care, design/build, installation, container...

How Our Team Traded-in Call Center Jobs for a Career They Love

5 min read

Call center jobs can be appealing for a number of reasons. If you’re a “people person” who likes the idea of helping people over the phone, it can sound like a great fit. However, a lot of folks who...

People First: 8 Ways We Care for Our Team & Customers During a...

6 min read

Oasis has always aspired to build a reputation as a “company that cares.” That’s not only in regard to our own people (our team) but also our customers and our community at large. Though this has...

Sales Jobs in Cincinnati: How We Counter-Attack Empty Dreams & Broken...

5 min read

Have you ever been duped by a sales job ad?  Everything about it sounded amazing from the pay to the benefits and even the hours. Maybe the ad touted six figures, a make-your-own-hours schedule, and...

Up Close with Chip Marksberry: An Unexpected & Rewarding Lawn Care...

4 min read

Following high school, Chip Marksberry went to work for a landscaping company, working on one of their mowing crews. He was just 19-years-old, but he was driven and hard-working and hoped to find...

Dan Kruthaupt:  From Lawn Care Jobs, to a Career, and a Team that...

5 min read

Every day is a new day with new opportunities. And the truth is, we never know exactly which direction life is going to take us. A fleeting moment in time could ultimately mean so much more. That was...

Lawn Care: A Year-Round Love Affair with Homeowners and their Grass

6 min read

Holidays like Valentine’s day or a wedding anniversary can certainly be a time for people to show affection to loved ones. But someone who is head-over-heels doesn’t need a holiday to express their...

Why Adam Zellner Traded in Restaurant Jobs for a Lawn Care Career

4 min read

From a young age, Adam Zellner says that he could remember always wanting to follow in his father’s footsteps and enter into the restaurant industry. It was a career path that seemed fun and exciting...

Oasis Turf & Tree Receives a National Award Of Excellence

3 min read

Oasis Turf & Tree is proud to announce it has been awarded The Award of Excellence – Silver Award – by the National Association of Landscape Professionals. Vice President of Sales, Adam Zellner,...

Lawn Care Package Deals: Off-Season Savings in Cincinnati, Dayton,...

5 min read

Like a lot of Cincinnati, Dayton, OH, or Northern KY homeowners, when the temperatures begin to drop and you start spending less time outside, you may start thinking about your lawn less often. The...

What Options Do You Get When You Search for Lawn Care Near Me?

5 min read

In many ways, the Internet has made searching for service providers easier than ever. Instead of being relegated to only those companies that you see out and about in your neighborhood or those...

4 Tips for Hiring a Lawn Service in Dayton, Ohio (Without Regrets)

6 min read

It’s no secret that there are a lot of options for lawn care in Dayton, Ohio to choose from. With so many different companies out there making different claims, it might feel challenging to try and...

Training for Success: How Oasis Salespeople Become Experts at Caring...

4 min read

It’s no surprise that sales often gets a bad rap. Most people can remember multiple times that they’ve had a bad experience with a salesperson. Unfortunately, this often comes down to the way that...

Up Close with Nate Wickemeyer: Turning Lawn Care Jobs into a Great...

4 min read

Before coming to work for Oasis Turf & Tree, Nate Wickemeyer was working for a pest control company—and prior to that had held several different jobs outside of the industry. But no matter where he...

How Much Does Lawn Care Cost in Dayton, OH? Pricing Factors & Tips...

5 min read

No matter what service you’re hiring or purchase you’re making, it’s important to you that you spend your hard-earned money wisely. When it comes to investing in lawn care in Dayton, OH, feeling that...

Do I Really Need Tree Care in Cincinnati, Dayton, OH and Northern...

5 min read

Trees and shrubs are a valuable part of your property, both in a financial sense and through emotional attachment, but they are often overlooked in regard to their care and maintenance.  That may be...

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